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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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One of the most beautiful universities in the world

Much can be said about Stanford University, which is one of the leading computer science and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
San Francisco, CA
Nice football stadium

Attended football game in support of visiting team. Nice stadium but a few drawbacks. After walking... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Visalia, California
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Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful campus” (217 reviews)
“memorial church” (97 reviews)
“hoover tower” (108 reviews)
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Much can be said about Stanford University, which is one of the leading computer science and engineering schools in the world and has been the starting point for countless startup companies including Google, Netflix, Yahoo, Nvidia, and many more. However this review is not about...More

Thank MaxMaxi
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Attended football game in support of visiting team. Nice stadium but a few drawbacks. After walking a ways from parking and getting ready to go into stadium found out that my very small purse could not go in. It was size of my husband's hand...More

Thank lcmm03
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stanford campus is huge - over 8,000 acres and absolutely beautiful. Parking during school hours can be a challenge, but parking in Palo Alto and walking over or taking an uber works fine. Palm Drive is the main entrance, a boulevard lined with palm trees...More

Thank jpora
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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Things are going fine for Stanford. Well taken care of lands and buildings. Great Rodin bronzes collection at the Cantor Center.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We attended a college tour at Stanford and the campus is gorgeous!! The tour guide was awesome too. The facility is filled with amazing architecture, gorgeous grounds (fantastically maintained), and tons of fountains. Touring the facility was a fun experience. :)

Thank L D
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A beautiful campus with the prestige. We went for a conference and enjoyed the atmosphere. Peaceful environment and ample parking.

Thank patricia6020162016
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Don't know what is inside the buildings but the landscaped surroundings are first rate. Worth a walk around to admire the flora and several sculptures after you visit the art museum on the campus.

Thank Jaco86
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Four stars I went there with my dad brother and friend we all thought that it was a great and huge place of you really like sun then you have to go to Palo Alto it is always sunny over there and they have fancy...More

Thank louise k
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was a terrific evening! Outstanding live music with a large dance floor in the atrium. Food trucks and bars were setup outside.

Thank 855antoinettec
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I studied at the Stanford global school of business. I stayed at the Knight management center which is an awesome facility. I explored all the sports courts and walked up to the dish. a ride up the hoover tower was also grand. don't miss it...More

Thank Sri S
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
I would say to just avoid on campus driving and parking. I'd stay on the perimeter (maybe park at a shopping center) and walk in because parking is tight, traffic on campus is very slow with people arriving, and it takes... More
Pamela B
9 July 2017|
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Response from SanFrancisco2ofUS | Reviewed this property |
You can book walking tours online. Got to visit.stanford.edu website and following the instructions.
Nancy F
12 June 2016|
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Response from L0ve2TravL4Fun | Reviewed this property |
You can easily just help yourself and do a self-guided tour. Otherwise participate in an official Campus Walking Tour and spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. A great... More